Network Drawing tools

steve reilly steve at reillyblog.com
Tue Dec 16 11:37:54 UTC 2014


On Dec 16, 2014 12:03 AM, "NoOp" <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> On 12/15/2014 04:36 PM, steve reilly wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 4:25 PM, Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 02:24:44PM +0000, Bruno wrote:
> >> > On 15/12/14 13:24, Chris Green wrote:
> >> > >Are there any Linux network drawing tools?
> >> > >
> >> > >I don't really want a full-blown Network Management solution like
> >> > >OpenNMS or Nagios, I just want an easy way to map my home network
that
> >> > >doesn't require me to do it all manually.
> >> > >
> >> > Hi Chris,
> >> >
> >> > You can use Dia Diagram Tool
> >> >
> >> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/dia-installer/ or use APT software
> >> > to install it.
> >> >
> >> I obviously didn't make myself clear.  I want a tool that does basic
> >> network discovery and draws what it finds.
> >>
> >
> > I use zenmap.  scan your network with say 192.168.1.*, and click the
> > topology tab, then click on one of the ip's and gives you a decent map
> > of everything.
> >
> >
> > Steve Reilly
> >
>
> What a clever and useful idea. I've only used zenmap for single IP's &
> didn't realize that it takes wild characters.
>   I Click & rotate/zoom the map nodes to how I want them, then export as
> an svg, open the svg with Inkscape & add and notes etc. and from there I
> can 'Save As' PDF, PNG, ODG, DXF, PLT etc., etc. Thanks Steve!
>
>
no problem!

Steve Reilly
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